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Tim Spirit: Males’s soccer can be taught a factor or two from Wafcon

After what simply occurred in Morocco through the Girls’s Africa Cup (Wafcon), I’ve little question that soccer is a sport for girls, not for hooligans who play it recurrently.

Aspect Entry: The upheaval within the rankings means anybody can win the World Cup for actual this time round

The often meaningless mid-year rugby checks between Northern and Southern Hemisphere groups took an surprising flip this yr.

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Inside Ronwen Williams’ eight-figure switch to Sundowns

Ronwen Williams’ enterprise supervisor, famed participant agent Rob Moore, described the switch of the Bafana Bafana captain from SuperSport United to metropolis rivals Mamelodi Sundowns as PSL’s greatest deal for a goalkeeper.

The group of the chaotic journey of Bafana

In one of the crucial embarrassing nationwide episodes of latest instances, the crew of the Bafana Bafana CAF African Nations Championship left the nation within the early hours of Friday and arrived within the Comoros simply minutes earlier than the beginning of the primary leg in opposition to the islanders.

PSL loyalist golf equipment: the final of a era

Within the wake of native soccer’s longest-serving gamers, Orlando Pirates’ Joyful Jele and SuperSport United goalkeeper Ronwen Williams, who left their respective golf equipment this week, PSL’s “loyalist membership” has just one member whose uninterrupted service dates again within the early 2000s.

Chippa explains the boldness in novice coaches

Soccer boss Siviwe “Chippa” Mpengesi has acquired a fame for being a trigger-happy membership proprietor who fires coaches on a whim.

Nonetheless, there’s a extra constructive facet to the persevering with teaching modifications on the membership primarily based in Gqeberha, Jap Cape: Chippa continues to introduce novice coaches to the elite league.

Excessive 5, Banyana!

South Africa’s exploits on the Girls’s Africa Cup in Morocco will be attributed to 5 elements. Daniel Mothowagae explains why Banyana Banyana has been the crew to beat in latest weeks in Morocco.

A narrative of two soccer tournaments

The space between Morocco and England is simply about 3 000km, however the nations are worlds aside, no less than in the case of soccer tournaments.

Each are at the moment internet hosting their respective continental girls’s competitions, and except for that each hosts have made it to the underside 4 (no less than), they do not have a lot else in widespread.

No particular person medals for the Oregon Athletics Staff

With Wayde van Niekerk’s brave however useless effort to complete on the rostrum within the 400m World Championships within the US yesterday after ending with a commendable fifth place, Staff SA must wait till the Commonwealth Video games for a serious particular person medal.

Fassi and Coetzee outdoors, Vermeulen and Steyn inside as Boks prepares for the All Blacks

Utility defender Aphelele Fassi and striker Marcell Coetzee have been the 2 casualties when Springbok supervisor Jacques Nienaber referred to as his 41-man crew to play the primary two video games of the rugby league, with the return of the professional duo of Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn.

Willemse finds his place

The Springboks’ latest unconvincing collection win over Wales made Jacques Nienaber’s facet potential this yr clear as mud. However one factor was unequivocal: utility returned Damian Willemse’s finest place.

Proteas nonetheless behave like inexperienced predators

Predators have weapons corresponding to sharp enamel, claws and poison which improve their means to seize meals and defend themselves. The South African males’s nationwide cricket crew, the Proteas, has it multi functional.

However they act like an inexperienced delight of younger lions as they expend numerous power chasing prey and clenching their jaws round its throat, solely to lose focus and permit the prey to slide away.

Proteas Girls places the highlight on Staff SA on the Commonwealth Video games

The nationwide senior girls’s cricket crew, the Proteas Girls, appears removed from prepared forward of the UK Commonwealth Video games kicking off this week.

It is a worrying improvement as Proteas are a part of Staff SA on the Multicoded Video games, which begin in Birmingham on Thursday and run by means of 8 August.


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